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Kwame Raoul

Democratic — Senator — District 13
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Kwame Raoul represents Senate District 13 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 13 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1109 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of six bills

2006 274693.0
2008 242641.1
2010 302940.89
2012 189777.49

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 13th District
    123 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-5338
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL  60615
    Phone: 773-363-1996
    Fax: 773-681-7166



News and Blog Coverage

Department of Juvenile Justice Unveils Its Strategic Operating Plan for 2015 - Governor Rauner attends in support of the Department

Chicago – On Friday afternoon, Governor Bruce Rauner joined the Director of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ), Candice Jones, at an event to unveil the Department’s operational plan to reduce recidivism of juvenile offenders. Also in attendance: Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul, 13th District;Illinois State Representative, Elaine Nekritz, ...

Rauner Makes Appointments To Criminal Justice Reform Commission

Gov. Bruce Rauner made appointments to the recently-established state commission tasked with developing criminal justice and sentencing reforms, according to a Tuesday announcement from the administration. The "Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform" was created by a Rauner executive order last month. Rodger Heaton, the governor's public ...

Critics Slam Rauner's Budget Over 'Morally Reprehensible' Cuts

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling for massive cuts to health care, education and other vital services as part of his budget blueprint to "turnaround" Illinois. Progress Illinois rounds up some of the praise and outrage that has poured in following Rauner's first budget address. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's so-called ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 317

    Pension Tier 2 - Impact

  • HB 3303

    Foia-Law Enforcement Records

  • HB 3673

    Ins Cd-Pub Aid Cd-Mri Coverage

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  • SB 1557

    Criminal Law-Tech

  • SB 1558

    Crim Pro - Tech

  • SB 1559

    Civil Law-Tech

Recent Votes

SB 23

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4169.0
•••No: 1220.0
•••Other: 610.0
SB 1410

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4271.0
•••No: 1423.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 1800

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5084.0
•••No: 46.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 1704

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5898.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
SB 973

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5593.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 46.0
HJR 16

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5389.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 610.0
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